gain of function

The company has yet to release formal studies, but discussed two cases that illustrate the potential benefit of the methodology in improving patient treatment.

Findings in a NEJM study this week challenged previously reported data that alleles in the CYP2C19 gene can limit how certain carriers of the polymorphisms respond to Plavix.

The New York City medical examiner is overseeing an effort to identify missing persons using DNA, according to the Associated Press.

Nobel laureate Günter Blobel has died at 81, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: mouse model of genetically induced emphysema, gene expression signatures of circulating melanoma cells, and more.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.